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That Race 2012

The morning started slowly. I jumped out of bed late as per usual. Cruised down the coast a little to pick up my 10 hay bales from where they had been stored for the past week.

I then proceeded back home to grab the rest of the supplies and most of all my skateboard. 

As the day proceeded I was greeted with many of small speed bumps that would affect the way the day was to run. First of calls from grommets asking where everyone is and can they…

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Added by Merrick Wildash on August 1, 2012 at 0:30 — 6 Comments

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Geelongboard race

By Lewis Dowie

I arrived at the race site early, hoping to get a few practice runs in before all the good skaters showed up. I quickly changed my mind after having worms flicked up into my face while but-boarding down the wet bitumen path, not to mention splashing through the steady stream of water that was flowing through the ditch at the bottom of the hill. The conditions definitely weren’t ideal. Despite the rain and the worms, people started flowing down…

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Added by Brady Lane on June 14, 2012 at 19:30 — 5 Comments

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Sunshine State Gnar


Josh E, Zane and I (Matthys) arrived at the hill the day before the race at sunset. We drove up and instantly looked in the back of the van to see if we had remembered the broom. The hill was pretty much covered in gravel. The construction sites on the hill had left marble sized rocks over all the corners. After about 3 hours of…

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Added by Matthys on May 12, 2012 at 22:30 — 6 Comments

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Midnight Madness

Once again the crew came together for a sic day and night of riding and racing. Picked up the bus and our first rider, Gemma Holland, from the station at around 9:30 (how keen is she?) and it was back to Monkypig Central to await the crew who arrived shortly after. Had some time to kill before another pick up so with a crew of like 10 we headed off to our local for a few…

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Added by JamieGwillim on August 22, 2011 at 18:00 — 14 Comments

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The Grom Bomb Splashdown


Hopkin Skate seems to be the local hangout for all the grom skaters these days, we have seen numbers rise dramaticly every month with more and more kids getting stoked on longboarding. Every school holidays the shop is jam packed with kids frothing on the skate gear, meeting up for sessions and just general stoke. There are so many kids around the Sydney area ready to shred these days it's not funny. Kam and myself have put together a few ride days in the past few…

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Added by Jacko on April 28, 2011 at 15:00 — 11 Comments

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